How Is the 2020–21 School Year Going? Educators Share How They’re Addressing the Gaps

| By Gale Staff | A few months ago, educators shared their top concerns about returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic. With the fall semester almost concluded, we reached out once more to gain an understanding of how the 2020–21 school year is going, where teachers are seeing gaps, and how they’re addressing them. … Read more

How to Find the Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

| By K. Lee Lerner | Misinformation and disinformation plague coverage of many news events, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has proven no exception. With regard to the spread of errant and misleading information—ranging from the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to subsequent efforts by public health officials to slow the spread of COVID-19—both media … Read more

Clean or Campy, Favorite Reads at Special Savings

| By Gale Staff | Winter is on its way while we continue to accommodate COVID-19 precautions and guidelines. It’s enough to make anyone reach for a bowl of cream-of-something-soup casserole, a steaming pot roast, or the comfort of a mug of hot cocoa and a good book. Thorndike Press has you covered with a … Read more

Crafting Your Online Course with Gale

Channeling Instructional Design Principles to Integrate Gale Like a Pro | By Lindsey Gervais, Digital Learning Manager, Gale | We are well into the online transition in course redevelopment, and we continue to face the challenges associated with developing online learning in a hurry. With a ton of content and the removal of personal interaction … Read more

An Interactive Activity for Teaching and Learning about the Coronavirus

| By Phil Faust | Full disclosure: I work for Gale and have been developing products for more than a decade now. This background and awareness of the resources libraries offer from Gale and other providers is probably my greatest advantage during this pandemic. I’m one of those people who knows that the library is much like … Read more

Open Access to Well-Reviewed Gale Public Health Encyclopedia eBook

| By Gale Staff | While we are all aware of the importance of good health, we may feel bombarded by the amount of uncurated health information that’s out there. How do you know if the information you’re referencing is accurate? The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, 2nd Edition is an authoritative source on public health issues. … Read more

Curricular Continuity with Gale: Long-Term Solutions for Short-Term Needs

| Lindsey Gervais, Digital Pedagogy Specialist, Gale | While everyone is just trying to get through the challenging conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic and adjust as best they can for now, no one will want all of their hard work to be thrown away come fall. In the spirit of “let no good crisis … Read more

Suddenly Homeschooling?

| By Stephanie Baroni, Marketing Director, K‒12 | Last fall, my husband and I were unexpectedly thrust into homeschooling our second-grade daughter. Neither of us are teachers. Both of us have to work. Combine that with the fact that she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety, and you could say we were a … Read more